Month: October 2020

The old saying goes: “home is where the heart is.” But what if your heart is rotten and prevents you from leaving the baggage of the past behind? This is the question Remi Week’s new film, His House, aims to answer.   Debuting on Netflix, His House is a mashup of drama and horror that addresses
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November is among the least respected months on the calendar. Falling between objectively the two best holidays, November is usually all about recovering from the spookies of Halloween while getting ready for the good vibes the holiday season. For its new releases of November 2020, Netflix has decided to just go ahead and get Christmas
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Since Dracula first appeared in Bram Stoker’s novel of the same name in 1897, the character has been depicted in books, graphic novels, cartoons TV, films and even audio dramas. Here, Jonathan Barnes, author of Dracula horror sequel Dracula’s Child runs down his top ten best Draculas in popular culture… Christopher Lee in Count Dracula
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Stories of a troubled production and accusations continue to swirl around Justice League three years after its release, and one of the film’s directors is making his first public statement about the controversy. Following Ray Fisher’s recent claims in a Forbes interview, Joss Whedon, who oversaw the superhero movie’s reshoots, is responding. Prior to the
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TROY, N.Y. — A small energy harvesting device that can transform subtle mechanical vibrations into electrical energy could be used to power wireless sensors and actuators for use in anything from temperature and occupancy monitoring in smart environments, to biosensing within the human body. In research recently published online in the Journal of Micromechanics and
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Creepy isn’t the same as scary. Of course horror movies can be scary simply by using loud noises and sudden movements to make their audiences jump, but creepy is harder to pull off. To be effectively creepy, a film needs to establish a certain atmosphere; it needs to draw you in and make you care. It
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IMAGE: Flash graphene made from plastic by a Rice University lab begins as post-consumer plastic received from a recycler. It is then mixed with carbon black and processed into turbostratic graphene… view more  Credit: Tour Group/Rice University HOUSTON – (Oct. 29, 2020) – Plastic waste comes back in black as pristine graphene, thanks to ACDC. That’s
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Following the story of Nathan (Russell Tovey), The Sister (originally called Buried… then renamed Before The Night) is a tense four-part series that has a tinge of the supernatural. Ten years into his married life with Holly, Nathan is unnerved when Bob (Bertie Carvel) – an unwelcome face from the past – turns up at
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IMAGE: Robert Prud’home, professor of chemical and biological engineering at Princeton University, will receive a new University award recognizing faculty innovation. view more  Credit: Photo by David Kelly Crow. Robert Prud’homme, professor of chemical and biological engineering at Princeton University, has been selected to receive the inaugural Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation for the
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“It’s a suburban ghostbusters!” Richard McDowell laughs as we discuss his new TV series Truth Seekers. “Make of that what you will. That’s what makes it unique. There’s no show on television like this, that’s even close to this. There’s lots of wonderful things in it.” Truth Seekers follows the story of Gus (Nick Frost)
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All the major releases of 2020 have been postponed or released via streaming and cinemas are holding on by their fingertips, it hasn’t exactly been a stellar year for film. But as is so often the cast, one genre is holding on strong – horror. One of the very best horror movies of the year
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IMAGE: Upon heating thermoresponsive molecular brushes with propylene oxide/ethylene oxide copolymer side chains in aqueous solution split off water molecules. Depending on the structure of the polymer the molecular structure collapses… view more  Credit: Reiner Mueller / TUM They look like microscopic bottle brushes: Polymers with a backbone and tufts of side arms. This molecular design
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This Supernatural review contains spoilers. Supernatural Season 15, Episode 17 Only three episodes left after this, which means this episode had some serious ground to cover.  The episodes in this COVID-19-delayed portion of the season had thus far felt a little filler-ish. There was some character building and emotional admissions that made it all worthwhile,
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This Star Wars: The Mandalorian article contains spoilers. The Mandalorian is back for a second season featuring more adventures for Mando and the Child, better known as our beloved Baby Yoda. Ever since the Force-sensitive Child was introduced in the first episode as a helpless bounty sought after by Imperial agents, this little character has
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